A 35-year-old man has been discharged from Whanganui Hospital after being injured in a truck roll near Waitotara on Monday morning.
Police said they were called to the crash near Paetaia Rd on State Highway 3 about 9am. Fire and Emergency and St John also attended.
Police reported that a person had received serious injuries and was flown by helicopter to hospital. A Whanganui District Health Board spokesman said the man was treated and discharged later on Monday.
The road reopened around 2pm on Monday after the crash scene was cleared.
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The truck was carrying cattle and police said eight animals had to be euthanised.
On Monday morning, a police spokeswoman said the road was blocked and likely to remain so for some time while a tow was arranged for the stock truck.
There was no detour available, so motorists were asked avoid the area or delay their journey.
Powerco said customers in and around Waitotara were without power as a result of the accident.
"Power to 188 customers was cut just after 9am when a truck rolled and hit a power pole," Powerco said in a statement.
"A Powerco field crew is on the scene to replace the pole and carry out any other repairs required."
The estimated time for power to be restored is 5pm.